# COURSE UNIT TITLE

: STRUCTURAL REGRESSION MODELING

#### Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
PSI 6022 STRUCTURAL REGRESSION MODELING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 9

PSYCHOLOGY

#### Level of Course Unit

Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

#### Course Coordinator

ASISTANT PROFESSOR DUYGU GÜNGÖR CULHA

PSYCHOLOGY

#### Course Objective

The goal of this course is to teach the students; construction, analysis, modifying, and testing the adequacy of variety of structural equation models and report the results of their analyses.

#### Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

 1 Will be familiarized with the language, logic, and implementation of structural equation modeling 2 Compare and contrast structural equation modeling with more commonly used statistical procedures such as analysis of variance, multiple regression analysis, and factor analysis; 3 Learn the criteria associated with decisions that must be made at each phase of a structural equation modeling analysis 4 Consider the philosophical and statistical criticisms of structural equation modeling as an approach to research design and data analysis

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#### Course Contents

 Week Subject Description 1 What is Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) 2 Basic concepts and notations 3 Basic Concepts: the data, the estimates (model parameters) 4 Types of models and their specification in a diagram 5 Path Analysis 6 Measurement models: Firstorder confirmatory factor analysis 7 Measurement models : Higherorder confirmatory factor analysis 8 Multigroup applications of CFA 9 Midterm Exam 10 Structural Regression Models 11 Structural Regression Models 12 Multigroup applications of structural models 13 Examples from the literature 14 Review

Kline, R. B. (2005). Principles and practice of structural equation modeling (2nd ed). New York: Guilford Press.

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#### Assessment Methods

 SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA 1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM 2 PRJ PROJECT 3 PRS PRESENTATION 4 FIN FINAL EXAM 5 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE* 0.20 + PRJ* 0.20 + PRS* 0.20 + FIN* 0.40 6 RST RESIT 7 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.20 + PRJ * 0.20 + PRS * 0.20 + RST* 0.40

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#### Assessment Criteria

LO 1-2: Assessed with Midterm exam
LO 3-5: Assessed with homework/report, presentation and final exam

Turkish

#### Course Policies and Rules

Seventy percent attendance is obligatory

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